Sexual Assault Lawyer in Chicago
Shielding Your Rights from One of the Most Serious Sex Crimes
At the Law Offices of Mitch Furman, my team and I, Chicago sex crime attorney
Mitch Furman, understand that false accusations or exaggerated claims
can quickly get out of hand, especially in sexual assault cases. If you
are being accused of this severe
sex crime, you need to start taking legal action to defend your rights right away.
Otherwise, you could be facing unforgiving consequences.
You can trust me to professionally handle your sexual assault case because
of my numerous accolades and accomplishments, such as:
I make a point to personally handle all of the cases that my firm accepts.
I will not pass your case off to an assistant or paralegal, and I will
keep in touch with you whenever necessary. By letting you know what is
going on in your case, I believe you shall feel a great deal of stress
and discomfort come off your shoulders.
What Constitutes Sexual Assault in Illinois?
In Illinois State law, someone who has submitted another to a sexual act
of any kind without legal consent has committed sexual assault. These
acts can include
rape, molestation, fondling groping, any other kind of touching, or any other
form of sexual act. Even if there is no force involved with the behavior,
it could be considered sexual assault if the alleged victim had no means
of giving proper consent, such as in cases involving minors or mentally
Consequences of Sexual Assault Accusations
In many cases, sexual assault charges are considered class 1 felonies.
Penalties surrounding this serious sex crime can be absolutely devastating
to the accused, taking away their freedom and livelihood for stretches
at a time, if not the rest of their life. If violence was used against
the alleged victim, the consequences could be even worse.
Punishments involving sexual assault convictions in Illinois include:
- Up to 15 years in prison
- Thousands of dollars in fines
- Possible nominals fees paid to accuser
- Mandatory sex offender list registration
Call 312.651.4206 to Get Started on Your Defense
When you are faced with charges of sexual assault, you need a Chicago sexual
assault attorney you can rely on. Public defenders are notoriously overworked
and impersonal, so you should not depend on them. Instead, take matters
into your hands and consult with me today.
We offer free consultations. Just contact my firm
and we can get started.